Board of Directors

CCTE appreciates the time and effort these volunteer leaders. Click any name to email a message.  Download the current leadership directory as a PDF. 


Sharon Russell

Virginia Kennedy
California State University, Northridge

Vice-President for AACTE
Linda Hoff
Fresno Pacific University

Vice-President for ATE
Susan Westbrook
California Federation of Teachers

Past President
Juan Flores
California State University, Stanislaus


Monica Boomgard
California State University, Northridge

Donald Cardinal
California State University, East Bay

Cynthia Geary
University of Redlands

Victoria Graf
Loyola Marymount University

Deborah Hamm
California State University, Long Beach

Nicol Howard
University of Redlands

Karen Lafferty
Claremont Graduate University & San Diego State University

Raina Leon
Saint Mary’s College of California

Pia Wong
California State University, Sacramento

Editors & Staff

Mary Christianakis, Editor, Teacher Education Quarterly
Occidental College

Bradley Porfilio, Co-Editor, Issues in Teacher Education
California State University, East Bay

Richard Kahn, Co-Editor, Issues in Teacher Education
Antioch University Los Angeles

Jo Birdsell, Co-Editor of CCNews
National University

Laurie Hansen, Co-Editor of CCNews
California State University, Fullerton

Alan H. Jones
CCTE Executive Secretary

Associated Organizations

Karen Cadiero-KaplanPresident of California Association of Bilingual Teacher Educators
San Diego State University

Victoria Graf, President of California Association of Professors of Special Education
Loyola Marymount University

Jill Hamilton-BunchPresident of Independent California Colleges and Universities Council on the Education of Teachers
Point Loma Nazarene University